2024-2025 SCHOOL OF THEATRE PRODUCTION SEASON

UNCG THEATRE BOX OFFICE

Online tickets sales begin on July 1!
Phone Number: 336.334.4392
Hours: Monday – Friday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (while classes are in session)
Address: Sprinkle Theatre (Brown Building), 402 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412

* Tickets to CVPA and UCLS events are sold exclusively through our box office locations and ETix website, and nowhere else. Tickets purchased through third-party vendors cannot be honored.

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UNCG Auditorium Productions: Much Ado About Nothing and Side Show

Pam and David Sprinkle Theatre Productions: Carrie: The Musical, School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play, Everybody

Other Venues: Campus Tales: An Anthology Of Six Whimsical Meditations On College Life

Location TBA: The Great Gatsby, New Play Festival, BFA Musical Theatre Junior Studio Project

To purchase discounted group tickets, please call the UNCG Theatre Box Office or email them at [email protected] while classes are in session. When classes are not in session, please email Josh Ritter at [email protected]

School of Theatre students benefit from educational and networking opportunities connected to the University Concert and Lecture Series (UCLS). To learn more about UCLS, please click here.

Check out our Deeply Discounted Subscriptions!

Full Season Pass:

(*Does not include North Carolina Theatre for Young People productions)

Included Shows:

  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
  • CARRIE: THE MUSICAL
  • SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
  • EVERYBODY
  • SIDE SHOW

Approx. Full Price: $135

Approx. Discounted Price: $80

(SAVE $55 Off Full Price!!)

UNCG Faculty/Staff Pass:

(*Does not include North Carolina Theatre for Young People productions)

This pass is only for UNCG Faculty and Staff.

Included Shows:

  • MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
  • SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY
  • CARRIE: THE MUSICAL
  • EVERYBODY
  • SIDE SHOW

Approx. Full Price: $135

Approx. Discounted Price: $60

(SAVE $75 Off Full Price!!)

Parking for Cars:

Complimentary parking is available in the A & C permit spaces in Lot 7 (near the intersection of Tate St. and Oakland Ave.) after 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and any time on weekends. Accessible parking is available behind the Graham Building in Lot 7, in front of the Nursing & Instructional Building in Lot 13, behind the Stone Building in Lot 15, and at 996 Spring Garden St. If you will need an accessible space during a weekday matinee performance (before 5:00 p.m.), please inform Theatre Manager, Joshua Ritter, at [email protected] in advance so he can provide you with a complimentary permit. Please do not park in the spaces reserved for the Weatherspoon Museum or the businesses (E.g., FedEx, Manhattan Pizza & Subs) across from the UNCG theaters. If possible, we recommend being dropped off at the theater for the easiest access.

Our most up-to-date parking lot map can be found at SOT Parking Map.

Parking for Buses:

Bus parking is available on Kenilworth St. To get to Kenilworth from Taylor Theatre, take a right on Spring Garden St. Then, take a right on Stirling St. (across from Yum Yum Better Ice Cream). From there, take a left on Theta St. After that, take a left on Kenilworth St. Parking is available on Kenilworth St. It says “No Parking,” but this is only for cars. The spaces on Kenilworth which are reserved for buses are between two red & white signs marked “Bus Parking Only”. When parking, please pull as far forward as possible to allow room for other buses.

Please visit our accessibility page to find information about services and accommodations available to our patrons.

General School of Theatre Policies:

  • There is a fee for exchanges unless patrons are current Member Angels or higher, a School of Theatre faculty member, or an undergraduate or graduate theatre major or minor.
  • We only accept checks, Visa, and Mastercard as forms of payment.
  • We do not offer ticket refunds per CVPA policy except in rare extenuating circumstances.
  • Late seating is at the discretion of House Management and may not be immediately available. Late patrons will be seated in the closest available seat for their safety.
  • Patrons who arrive more than 30 min. late must wait until intermission to be seated. If the production does not have an intermission, they will not be admitted.
  • The use of photographic, video or audio recording devices of any kind is strictly prohibited during our productions. If a guest is found to be recording the performance or taking pictures during a production, ushers or the house manager will ask them to delete the content and stop immediately. If the guest does not comply, they will be asked to leave.
  • Food and drink are not permitted in School of Theatre venues.
  • Only service animals are permitted in School of Theare venues. All other animals are not allowed to enter during performances.
  • All guests must have a ticket for entry.
  • In all instances except for North Carolina Theatre for Young People productions, babies in arms are not permitted.
  • We share some guidance with the public, but It is the sole responsibility of the parent or guardian to research and judge if the content of a performance is appropriate for their child’s age and level of maturity.
  • Please take a moment to locate the nearest emergency exit closet to your seating area. In the unlikely event of an emergency, please remain calm, and follow the instructions from the ushers (dressed in white and black with a name tag) and the house manager (dressed in all black with a name tag).

How to Support the School of Theatre:

To become a Theatre Angel, click on the “Donate Now“ button below and select “Theatre.”

Another way to become a Theatre Angel is by mailing a check. Please make checks out to “UNCG School of Theatre” and send them to the following address:

UNCG School of Theatre
Taylor Theatre, 406 Tate St.
Attn: Joshua Ritter, Room 210
Greensboro, NC 27412


Campus Tales: An Anthology Of Six Whimsical Meditations On College Life

Date: Aug. 25 at 3:00 p.m.
Location: EUC Auditorium, 507 Stirling St, Greensboro, NC 27412
Age Rating: PG
Run Time: Approx. 1hr.

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 when classes are in session or click the button below to reserve tickets online. Tickets to Spartan New Works Development Initiative projects are complimentary for UNCG students, faculty, and staff and $5 for everyone else.

Summary:

Campus Tales: An Anthology Of Six Whimsical Meditations On College Life is an anthology of 6 short films created by School of Theatre students and alumni.


Much Ado About Nothing

By William Shakespeare 
Directed by TBA

Dates:
Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 5 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 6 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 or click the button below to purchase tickets online.

Age Rating: PG
Run Time: Approx. 2 hr. and 30 min.
Production Location: UNCG Auditorium, 408 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27403
Frame/Works Discussion via Teams and In Person: Oct. 7 at 7:00 p.m. To attend Frame/Works in person, please visit room 130 in the Moore Nursing Building located at 318 McIver St.

Summary:

In a whirlwind of love, deception, and redemption, the tale unfolds with Count Claudio swept off his feet by the enchanting Hero, his host’s daughter. Meanwhile, sparks fly between Hero’s sharp-tongued cousin, Beatrice, and the witty bachelor, Benedict, as they unwittingly stumble into a tangled web of false affection.

But as love blossoms, treachery lurks in the shadows, and Claudio falls victim to a sinister scheme, publicly condemning Hero as unfaithful on their wedding day. The shock leaves Hero seemingly lifeless, only to miraculously revive later, vindicated by a twist of fate.

In the midst of chaos, Benedict emerges as the unexpected hero, defending Beatrice’s family honor and winning her heart in the process. And just when all seems lost, the miraculous reunion of Claudio and Hero proves that love conquers even the darkest deceit, leaving hearts racing and spirits soaring in this thrilling tale of love, betrayal, and ultimate redemption!


Carrie: The Musical

Music by Michael Gore
Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
Book by Lawrence D. Cohen
Based on the novel by Stephen King 
Directed by TBA

Dates:

Oct. 31 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 2 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 3 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 or click the button below to purchase tickets online.

Age Rating: PG-13
Run Time: Approx. 2hr.
Production Location: Pam and David Sprinkle Theatre (Brown Building), 402 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412
Frame/Works Discussion via Teams and in Person: Nov. 4 at 7:00 p.m.
To attend Frame/Works in person, please visit room 130 in the Moore Nursing Building located at 318 McIver St.

Summary:

In a storm of teenage angst and supernatural power, Carrie White, a misunderstood outcast, yearns for acceptance in a world that shuns her. Tormented by the popular clique at school and suffocated by her mother’s oppressive love at home, Carrie remains a ghost to those around her, her true potential hidden beneath layers of pain.

But as the pressure builds and Carrie’s anguish reaches its peak, she uncovers a secret within herself—a power beyond comprehension. With newfound strength simmering beneath her fragile facade, Carrie teeters on the edge of a transformation, a force to be reckoned with if provoked.

As the world pushes her to her breaking point, Carrie embraces her extraordinary abilities, unleashing a torrent of chaos and retribution. In a riveting tale of empowerment and revenge, Carrie emerges as a force of nature, a beacon of both terror and liberation. Brace yourself for a thrilling ride as Carrie harnesses her special power and commands the stage with electrifying intensity!

CARRIE: THE MUSICAL is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals. www.concordtheatricals.com


School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

By Jocelyn Bioh
Directed by Mya Brown

Dates:
Nov. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 23 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 24 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 or click the button below to purchase tickets online.

Age Rating: PG-13
Run Time: Approx. 2hr.
Location: Pam and David Sprinkle Theatre (Brown Building), 402 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412
Frame/Works Discussion via Teams and in Person: Nov. 25 at 7:00 p.m.
To attend Frame/Works in person, please visit room 130 in the Moore Nursing Building located at 318 McIver St.

Summary:

In the dazzling world of Ghana’s elite boarding school, Paulina reigns supreme as the undisputed queen bee, her sights set on the coveted Miss Global Universe pageant. But the arrival of Ericka, a newcomer with a magnetic blend of talent and beauty, sends shockwaves through the tightly-knit social fabric, drawing the gaze of the pageant recruiter and Paulina’s loyal entourage.

As tensions soar and alliances shift, “School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play” unfolds as a vibrant and razor-sharp comedy, delving into the complex dynamics of teenage girlhood. From fierce rivalries to unexpected alliances, this exhilarating tale explores the universal threads that bind young women together, while celebrating the unique tapestry of culture and identity that sets them apart.

Prepare to be swept away by the whirlwind of ambition, friendship, and rivalry as these captivating characters navigate the treacherous waters of adolescence with wit, charm, and a healthy dose of glittering drama!

SCHOOL GIRLS; OR, THE AFRICAN MEAN GIRLS PLAY is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, LLC, servicing the Dramatists Play Service collection. (www.dramatists.com)


The Great Gatsby

Adapted by Janet Allard
Based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Directed by TBA

Dates: Nov. 15-17

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 when classes are in session or click the button below to reserve tickets online. Tickets to Spartan New Works Development Initiative projects are complimentary for UNCG students, faculty, and staff and $5 for everyone else. UNCG students, faculty, and staff must reserve a complimentary ticket to attend

Age Rating: TBA
Run Time: TBA
Production Location: TBA

Summary:

This is a staged reading of the classic novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald adapted by professor and playwright, Janet Allard. 


BFA First-Year Showcase

Location and Date TBA


Princess Fearless

By Lakeetha Blakeney
Directed by Lakeetha Blakeney
A North Carolina Theatre for Young People Production

Dates: The dates in April are TBA

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 when classes are in session or click the button below to purchase tickets online.

Age Rating: G
Run Time: Approx. 1 hr.
Production Location: Pam and David Sprinkle Theatre (Brown Building), 402 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412 and touring to schools and organizations in NC.  
Frame/Works Discussion via Teams and in Person: TBA at 7:00 p.m. 
To attend Frame/Works in person, please visit room 130 in the Moore Nursing Building located at 318 McIver St. 

Touring Performances: NCTYP will bring the magic of live theatre to your school or organization! This production is touring every Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. to Mar., 2024.
For information about bringing the touring version of this show to your school or organization, please contact the School of Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 or email them at [email protected] while classes are in session. When classes are not in session, please email Senior Lecturer/Theatre Manager, Josh Ritter, at [email protected].

Summary:

Get ready for a heart-pounding adventure with “Princess Fearless,” a spellbinding journey based on the electrifying book by the incredible Lakeetha Blakeney, brought to life on stage in a dazzling production!

Meet Louise Miller, also known as Lou, a fearless fourth grader facing her toughest challenge yet. With the clock ticking and the threat of trouble looming, Lou must conquer her deepest fears to beat the odds and make it to school on time. But as she embarks on her quest, she discovers a world of magic and wonder lurking just beyond the school gates.

Join Lou as she unlocks her inner courage, facing down obstacles and foes with wit, determination, and a sprinkle of fairy dust. From daring escapes to pulse-pounding showdowns, “Princess Fearless” is a rollercoaster ride of thrills and excitement that will leave you on the edge of your seat, cheering for our brave heroine every step of the way!

Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of “Princess Fearless” as she leaps from the pages of the beloved book onto the stage, captivating audiences of all ages with her fearless spirit and boundless imagination!


Everybody

By Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Directed by TBA

Dates:
Feb. 21 at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 23 at 2:00 p.m.
Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 28 at 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 2 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 when classes are in session or click the button below to purchase tickets online.

Age Rating: PG-13
Run Time: Approx. 1.5 hrs.
Production Location: Pam and David Sprinkle Theatre (Brown Building), 402 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27412
Frame/Works Discussion via Teams and in Person: Mar. 3 at 7:00 p.m.
To attend Frame/Works in person, please visit room 130 in the Moore Nursing Building located at 318 McIver St.

Summary:

Get ready to embark on a wild and unpredictable ride with “Everybody,” a thrilling modern twist on the timeless tale of Everyman!

In this electrifying adaptation, the spotlight shines on Everybody, a character selected from the ensemble by sheer chance at every performance. Join them on a whirlwind journey through the labyrinth of life’s greatest enigma—the quest for meaning and purpose.

From the highs of joy to the lows of despair, “Everybody” navigates the unpredictable landscape of existence with wit, charm, and a dash of irreverence. With each twist and turn, they confront the mysteries of mortality and identity, challenging both themselves and the audience to ponder life’s ultimate questions.

Featuring a dynamic cast and a fresh, innovative approach to storytelling, “Everybody” promises an exhilarating theatrical experience like no other. So, grab your ticket, buckle up, and prepare to be swept away on an unforgettable adventure through the mysteries of the human condition!

EVERYBODY is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, LLC, servicing the Dramatists Play Service collection. (www.dramatists.com)


Side Show

Book and Lyrics by Bill Russell
Music by Henry Krieger
Additional book material by Bill Condon
Directed by TBA

Dates:
Apr. 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 12 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 13 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 when classes are in session or click the button below to purchase tickets online.

Age Rating: PG
Run Time: Approx. 2 hrs.
Production Location: UNCG Auditorium, 408 Tate St, Greensboro, NC 27403
Frame/Works Discussion via Teams and in Person: Apr. 28 at 7:00 p.m.
To attend Frame/Works in person, please visit room 130 in the Moore Nursing Building located at 318 McIver St.

Summary:

Step right up and behold the mesmerizing tale of “Side Show,” a spellbinding musical that delves into the extraordinary lives of Daisy and Violet Hilton, the legendary conjoined twins!

Experience the glitz and glamour of the 2014 revival, where Daisy and Violet take center stage in a breathtaking journey of love, identity, and the relentless pursuit of acceptance. From the dazzling lights of the vaudeville stage to the complexities of their personal lives, the sisters defy expectations and redefine what it means to be extraordinary.

With an updated book and score that dazzles with every note, “Side Show” invites you into a world where the bond between sisters transcends physical boundaries. Witness their triumphs and tribulations as they navigate fame, friendship, and the quest for true love, all while captivating audiences with their remarkable talents.

Prepare to be swept off your feet by this captivating musical sensation that celebrates the resilience of the human spirit and the enduring power of sisterhood. Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of “Side Show” as it unfolds in a spectacle of emotion and spectacle unlike any other!

SIDE SHOW is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals.

www.concordtheatricals.com


New Play Festival

This project is a collaboration between School of Theatre Playwrighting, Acting, and Directing Courses.

Dates:

Apr. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 26 at 2:00 p.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 27 at 2:00 p.m.

Tickets: Call the UNCG Theatre Box Office at 336-334-4392 when classes are in session or click the button below to reserve tickets online. Tickets to Spartan New Works Development Initiative projects are complimentary for UNCG students, faculty, and staff and $5 for everyone else. UNCG students, faculty, and staff must reserve a complimentary ticket to attend.

Age Rating: TBA
Run Time: TBA
Production Location: TBA


BFA Musical Theatre Junior Studio Project

Location and Date: TBA